Skagit County

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Visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Springtime in Washington means an abundance of blooms. Daffodils and crocus flowers begin to bloom, along with the hundreds of fruits and vegetables that begin to emerge from the ground…

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Spending a Day in Mount Vernon, Washington

Established in 1889, Mount Vernon is a small city located 60 miles north of Seattle. Most visitors know Mount Vernon as home of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, held annually…

Deception Pass Beach

Spending a Weekend in La Conner

When you think of Skagit County, you think of spring and the beautiful tulips on display. However, there is more to Skagit County than the Tulip Festival. Tucked away and…

Photos of Washington State

A Weekend in the North Cascades

We’ve been following “Adventures of A+K” on Instagram for awhile now. And we are so excited that they have taken the time to write this fabulous weekend guide for us,…

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2018

Welcome Spring at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 

An annual rite of spring in Washington State, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon draws visitors from all over the world each year. The festival begins this year…

Northern State Hospital

Northern State Hospital Farm

Looking for a quirky but historically rich day trip with some friends? The Northern State Hospital Farm located in Sedro-Woolley, might be what you’re after!  Opened as the third hospital…

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Predators of the Heart

Predators of the Heart is a special animal refuge located in Anacortes, Washington. They are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to nurturing and helping “all species of wild animals…